Asala HJ

“Poor as the poor I cling,
like them, to humiliating hopes;
like them, each day I nearly kill myself
just to live."

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Favorite films

  • The Night of Counting the Years
  • The Third Part of the Night
  • The Color of Pomegranates
  • Medea

Recent activity

  • The New World


  • Laurence Anyways


  • Holy Spider


  • What the Day Owes the Night

Pinned reviews

  • Distant



    With no dreams and no ambitions; you stand on a balcony watching the world carry on with its fight against death, then you step outside and sit on a bench watching people get a step closer to their truth with each breath you waste and you look.... you look at your reflection observing this despondent state you have thrown yourself into and which you were never able to get out of since as you drown in admiring another man's glory; hoping that some day and at some lonely evening they would look at you and say "here, there is a living human being."

  • Diary of a Country Priest

    Diary of a Country Priest


    I have like faith been been abandoned by mankind, and like mankind I have abandoned faith.
    The over-analytical and meticulous mind stretches out further than one's reach erupting senses and moving even the most sacred of places, and the eruption brings nothing but questions to one's depth.. to question everything, is it as similar as to doubt it all? where does one have to draw the line? till it touches god?
    Human misery and sufferance have no end, and even…

Recent reviews

  • 303



    You've always read me best

  • Beauty and the Dogs

    Beauty and the Dogs


    August 2022 12 AM,
    Me and my friends were coming from dinner and at that hour for some reason there was maximum security in Algiers so there were police cars on almost corner, my friend starts to look at the cars while another friend is driving and she says "Be careful driving, do you know what they do to girls in police stations at night?"

Popular reviews

  • Dark Waters

    Dark Waters


    It’s not a chahine film until:
    -Things get dark quickly then go back to normal after like 30minutes or less.
    -A good man gets assassinated for no reason and they blame an innocent guy for it.
    -A broke dude falls for rebellious playful girl.
    -Somebody goes insane for no reason.
    -Some workers unionize for some reason.
    -A woman gets stroke by the man she loves.

    But after all of this 2020 kind of chaos i did love the ending, it put a smile on my heart ❤️

  • Amour



    My mother walked in on me watching this and said:
    Why do you do this to yourself?